Singapore churches get involved during Year of Mercy

A look at what five parishes did during the Holy Year which ends on Nov 20St Anthony parishioners make a pilgrimage on footPilgrims took part in the St Anthony’s Bread Project – a charity food drive that collects and distributes food hampers for the needy in the community – as part of their preparation for [...]

SJI students put mercy into practice with various initiatives

SJI students posing for a photo with Fr Stephen Yim, parish priest of the Church of the Sacred Heart. The students made pilgrimages to all five Holy Doors in the archdiocese as part of a programme to deepen their understanding of mercy.St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) students took part in various projects throughout 2016 to reach [...]

Archbishop Chia issues first Pastoral Letter

Archbishop Chia issues first Pastoral Letter THE tragedy of Sep 11 and the sufferings and tensions in its aftermath have brought to the consciousness of the world the urgent need to build a culture of respectful dialogue and cooperation between all the members of the human family. In the shadow of that tragedy, His Holiness [...]

Pilgrims continue spiritual preparations ahead of WYD

Young pilgrims from all over Singapore came together at the Office for Young People for a time of spiritual preparation for World Youth Day (WYD) on May 7.The event was the second such session organised for those travelling to Poland for WYD.Archbishop William Goh will be one of the pilgrims.During the May 7 event, sharings [...]

Youths prepare for WYD

The Office for Young People (OYP) held its first spiritual preparation session on March 12 for those intending to go to World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow, Poland, later this year. OYP will be bringing an archdiocesan contingent of about 170 pilgrims to the Church-organised international event to be held from July 25-31. Archbishop William [...]

Saints are our ‘spiritual pacers’

Young Catholics from across Singapore got together to worship and enjoy fellowship with one another at a special event organised by the Office for People (OYP). The fourth Nox Gaudii (Night of Joy), which had the theme Walking with the Saints, attracted about 400 youths to the Catholic Archdiocesan Youth Centre at Lorong Low Koon [...]

Pilgrimage to Kampong Bahru

A group of Catholics learnt about the history surrounding the Church of St Teresa and its vicinity in a special pilgrimage tour.Twenty-nine pilgrims gathered at the church in Kampong Bahru on Aug 31 for the tour, which combined history, heritage and spiritual reflection.Participants learnt about how Paris Foreign Missions (MEP) priest, Fr Emile Mariette started [...]

Spiritual preparations for Asian Youth Day in Korea

On June 26, close to 50 youths gathered at the Office for Young People (OYP) at Lorong Low Koon, to begin spiritual preparations for their pilgrimage to South Korea for the sixth Asian Youth Day to be held from Aug 9-18.  The night began with some icebreakers to help pilgrims get to know each other. [...]